1988-89 Utah Jazz Roster

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 51-31
Finishing 1st in the NBA's Midwest Division of the Western Conference
Postseason: 0-3 Lost conference first round
Conference First Round - Lost to Golden State Warriors 3-0
Coach: Frank Layden (11-6)
Coach: Jerry Sloan (40-25)
Location: Salt Lake City, Utah
Attendance: 509,501, Avg. 12,427 in 41 home dates
1988-89 Utah Jazz Statistics
1988-89 Utah Jazz Results

The Utah Jazz of the National Basketball Association ended the 1988-89 season with a record of 51 wins and 31 losses, finishing first in the NBA's Midwest Division of the Western Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-3.

The Jazz yielded 8,176 points, fewest in the league. Utah netted 8,588 points. Karl Malone scored a team-leading 2,326 points for the team, while Thurl Bailey and John Stockton contributed 17 or more per game, too. Karl Malone accounted for 853 rebounds. John Stockton dished out 1118 assists for the squad.

On the defensive side of the ball, John Stockton added 263 steals, and Mark Eaton blocked 315 shots.

Frank Layden and Jerry Sloan coached the team. The 1988-89 Utah Jazz lost in the conference first round.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown
Thurl BaileyF-CApril 7, 19616'11"215North Carolina StateWashington, DC USA
Mike BrownC-FJuly 19, 19636'9"257George WashingtonNewark, NJ USA
Mark EatonCJanuary 24, 19577'3"275UCLAWestminster, CA USA
Jim FarmerGSeptember 23, 19646'4"190AlabamaDothan, AL USA
Darrell GriffithGJune 16, 19586'4"190LouisvilleLouisville, KY USA
Bob HansenGJanuary 18, 19616'6"190IowaDes Moines, IA USA
Marc IavaroniFSeptember 15, 19566'8"210VirginiaJamaica, NY USA
Bart KofoedG-FMarch 24, 19646'4"210Kearney StateOmaha, NE USA
Eric LecknerC-FMay 27, 19666'11"265WyomingInglewood, CA USA
Jim LesGAugust 18, 19635'11"165BradleyNiles, IL USA
Karl MaloneF-CJuly 24, 19636'9"250Louisiana TechSummerfield, LA USA
Jose Ortiz RijosF-COctober 25, 19636'10"225Oregon StateAlbonito, PR PUR
Scott RothFJune 3, 19636'6"212WisconsinCleveland, OH USA
John StocktonGMarch 26, 19626'1"170GonzagaSpokane, WA USA
Eric WhiteFDecember 30, 19656'8"200PepperdineSan Francisco, CA USA